Nico Rosberg

  • Nico Rosberg expects another tight race in Shanghai 17-04-2014 04:45 PM

    Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg expects another tight race with teammate Lewis Hamilton this weekend at the Chinese Grand Prix, and this time he wants to come out on top. The teammates dueled for the lead at the Bahrain GP throughout the race, coming inches away from colliding on several occasions,...
  • Nico Rosberg out to wreck Hamilton hat-trick bid 16-04-2014 05:19 PM

    Shanghai: Lewis Hamilton can chalk up three wins in a row for the first time in his Formula One career on Sunday but Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg will be doing all he can to deny him the hat-trick. Returning to the Chinese circuit where he took his first pole...
  • Mercedes technical director leaving after season 14-04-2014 08:43 PM

    Brackley: Mercedes says its technical director will leave the Formula One team at the end of the 2014 season and will not be replaced. The team says Bob Bell resigned in December but will not leave until November to pursue "new challenges outside the company". Bell's responsibilities will then be...
  • Mercedes driver duel has hidden depths 10-04-2014 08:59 PM

    The rivalry between Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg produced an epic battle under the floodlights in Bahrain last weekend but what Formula One fans saw was just the tip of the iceberg. Behind the scenes, on separate sides of the garage and with teams of engineers trawling...
  • Formula One still has a licence to thrill 07-04-2014 08:10 PM

    Those who feared the wheels were about to fall off Formula One had better think again. The sport has come in for a fuel tank full of criticism lately, much of it self-inflicted, but Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix broke the negative spiral with a race that lit up the track...
  • Formula One standings after the Bahrain Grand Prix 07-04-2014 12:05 AM

    Britain's Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday after a thrilling duel with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg. The win was Hamilton's second in a row and also a second successive one-two for dominant Mercedes. Mexican Sergio Perez was third for Force India, who also have Mercedes...
  • Force India on Bahrain GP podium as Sergio Perez finishes third 06-04-2014 11:32 PM

    Sergio Perez scored Force India's second ever podium in the team's seven-year history after the Mexican driver finished third in the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit on Sunday. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton clinched victory after he overtook team-mate and pole position man Nico Rosberg at...
  • Nico Rosberg beats team-mate Lewis Hamilton to Bahrain Grand Prix pole 05-04-2014 09:35 PM

    Sakhir: Mercedes locked out the front row for the Bahrain Grand Prix as Nico Rosberg claimed pole position on Saturday, qualifying ahead of team-mate Lewis Hamilton. Rosberg's time of 1 minute, 33.185 seconds at the Bahrain International Circuit was a quarter of a second faster than Hamilton, who had to...
  • Mercedes quickest in final Bahrain Grand Prix practice 05-04-2014 07:20 PM

    Sakhir: Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg continued to dominate the new Formula One season by setting the pace in Saturday's pre-qualifying practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix, while world champion Sebastian Vettel had a rare session-ending spin. Hamilton, who won last weekend in Malaysia, was quickest with a...
  • Mercedes' Hamilton, Rosberg dominate Friday practice sessions in Bahrain 04-04-2014 10:50 PM

    Bahrain: Mercedes further demonstrated their early-season dominance by outpacing their rivals in Friday's practice sessions for the Bahrain Grand Prix, indicating the team is well poised for a third straight win to start 2014. Lewis Hamilton followed up his victory last week in Malaysia by having the fastest time in...
  • Mercedes drivers fastest in Bahrain Grand Prix practice 04-04-2014 06:50 PM

    Sakhir: Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg set the fastest times in Friday's opening practice session for the Bahrain Grand Prix, making them once again the team to beat in Sunday's race. Hamilton set a best time of 1 minute, 37.502 seconds around the Bahrain International Circuit, a quarter...
  • Mercedes team-mates braced for future friction 04-04-2014 04:17 PM

    Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have made clear that friendship has its limits and theirs is likely to be tested to the full this year as they fight for the Formula One title. The two have been friends and rivals since their early teens, racing go-karts together...
  • Mercedes set for hat-trick of wins at Bahrain Grand Prix 03-04-2014 09:48 AM

    Manama: The switch from a steamy Malaysia to a night race amid the sands of Bahrain is unlikely to be enough of a shift to prevent Mercedes this weekend from a hat trick of victories to open the Formula One season. After Nico Rosberg won the season-opener in Australia, his...
  • Formula One standings after the Malaysian Grand Prix 31-03-2014 01:49 PM

    With two wins from two races under their belt in the new Formula One season, Mercedes are powering confidently toward another speedster's paradise in Bahrain this week, albeit with a watchful eye on fast improving rivals Red Bull. Lewis Hamilton's pole-to-flag victory on Sunday ahead of team mate Nico Rosberg...
  • Mercedes march on but Red Bull closing in 31-03-2014 12:31 PM

    With two wins from two races under their belt in the new Formula One season, Mercedes are powering confidently toward another speedster's paradise in Bahrain this week, albeit with a watchful eye on fast improving rivals Red Bull. Lewis Hamilton's pole-to-flag victory on Sunday ahead of team mate Nico Rosberg...
  • Flying Mercedes worrying only about complacency 30-03-2014 11:13 PM

    Mercedes worried only about becoming complacent on Sunday as they celebrated two wins in two races and a first one-two finish since 1955 in their title sponsor's home Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton claimed a pole-to-flag victory in Malaysia, and made sure of the fastest lap as well,...
  • Lewis Hamilton wins Malaysian Grand Prix in Mercedes' 1-2 finish 30-03-2014 03:08 PM

    Sepang: Lewis Hamilton broke his drought at Formula One's Malaysian Grand Prix and led a one-two finish for the Mercedes team on Sunday. Hamilton beat team-mate Nico Rosberg by 17.3 seconds at the Sepang International Circuit, with defending world champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull third. Hamilton got away well...
  • Mercedes again sets the pace at Malaysian GP 29-03-2014 12:18 PM

    Sepang: Mercedes drivers set the two fastest times in Saturday's pre-qualifying practice sessions at the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, showing they are the team to beat again for pole position and in Sunday's race. Nico Rosberg, who won the season-opener in Australia, led the way with a time of...
  • Tyre trouble hinders Mercedes advantage at Sepang 28-03-2014 05:04 PM

    Heavy tyre degradation caused by the searing Sepang temperatures has limited Mercedes' advantage over their Formula One rivals at the Malaysian Grand Prix, according to championship leader Nico Rosberg. Rosberg was still quickest in practice but only 0.2 seconds separated the top six at the Sepang circuit on Friday where...
  • Rosberg quickest in second Malaysian practice 28-03-2014 01:55 PM

    Mercedes' early season strength was again evident with German Nico Rosberg going fastest in Friday practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix as a number of Formula One teams suffered teething problems on a tricky day. Rosberg, who won the season opening race in Australia two weeks ago, clocked a best...
  • Lewis Hamilton fastest in first practice at Malaysian Grand Prix 28-03-2014 09:23 AM

    Sepang: Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in Friday's opening practice for the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, reinforcing Mercedes as favorite to win Sunday's race. Hamilton was 0.15 faster than Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen, who put in an improved showing after the team's mediocre performance in the season opener in...
  • Hamilton up for the fight at F1 Malaysian GP 27-03-2014 04:35 PM

    Sepang: Nico Rosberg may be the Formula One championship leader but Lewis Hamilton remains the bookmakers' favorite to win the title, and the Briton said on Thursday that he is relishing the chance to get the better of his Mercedes teammate at this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix. Rosberg won the...
  • Formula One standings after the Australian Grand Prix 17-03-2014 02:19 AM

    Nico Rosberg celebrated a dominant win for Mercedes in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Sunday while Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo suffered the heartbreak of being stripped of his first podium hours after the finish. Pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton and world champion Sebastian Vettel retired early on with reliability problems, the...
  • Mercedes' Nico Rosberg wins season-opening Australian Grand Prix 16-03-2014 01:21 PM

    Melbourne: Formula One's season-opening race ended in rancor and controversy Sunday as initial second-place finisher Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull disqualified for a breach of fuel regulations, five hours after Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg took the checkered flag. Ricciardo's exclusion from the results tarnished what had been a day of...
  • Hamilton takes pole at Australian GP, Vettel 12th 15-03-2014 12:42 PM

    Melbourne: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for Formula One's season-opening Australian Grand Prix in a rainy qualifying session on Saturday, while four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel will start the race from 12th after being caught out by the wet conditions. Vettel was joined by fellow big-name drivers Kimi...
  • Rosberg fastest in Australian GP third practice 15-03-2014 09:52 AM

    Melbourne: Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg set the fastest time in Saturday's pre-qualifying practice session for the season-opening Formula One Australian Grand Prix, well clear of his rivals. Rosberg was 1.4 seconds faster than the next-best driver, Jenson Button of McLaren, around the Albert Park street circuit. Ferrari's Fernando Alonso was...
  • Mercedes pair fastest at Australian GP practice 14-03-2014 12:46 PM

    Melbourne: Mercedes confirmed its status as favourite to win the Formula One season-opening Australian Grand Prix by setting the fastest two times in Friday's practice sessions, with Lewis Hamilton edging his team-mate Nico Rosberg. Hamilton failed to complete a lap in the opening practice session due to a malfunctioning oil...
  • Ecclestone backs Mercedes for 2014 title, Force India a 'dark horse' 05-02-2014 06:38 PM

    New Delhi: Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is one of the many who want to see a new champion in the upcoming season, ending the four-year domination of Sebastian Vettel over the sport. The new regulations make the season unpredictable and the F1 czar sees the Mercedes-Nico Rosberg combination best...
  • New F1 engines a blast from the past for Rosberg 29-01-2014 12:17 PM

    The sound of Formula One's new power units was a blast from the past for Nico Rosberg, son of 1982 champion Keke, but others were less sure after the 2014 cars made a quiet test debut on Tuesday. "It reminds me a bit of when I used to look at...